14th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD: Side Event
The International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA) is hosting a side event on the theme of: Right to education; challenges with inclusive education and accessibility during COVID-19.
Watch the event on demand. Materials for the session also available below.
This session will review global best practices in research and practice for inclusive physical education for children experiencing disability. Speakers include professionals and academics from Spain, Ireland, Latvia, Canada, the United States, Kenya and Finland. The session will build upon the UN Human Rights Report on Article 30 and in particular pages 13-14 on the education sector https://undocs.org/A/HRC/46/49. The session will include brief descriptions of specific research and practical programs followed by a moderated discussion of how inclusive physical education can be best positioned and designed post pandemic.
The main document on inclusive education and accessibility during COVID-19 can be found from United Nations https://undocs.org/CRPD/CSP/2021/4
- Side events provide an excellent opportunity for the Member States, UN entities, and NGOs to discuss the themes of the COSP and other critical issues related to persons with disabilities.
- Side events are for COSP attendees and registered participants as well as invited registered external guests.
Link to the Side event: – https://teamup.com/ksmv4e1gd1ruzbzoso/events/928909209
Title: Global examples promoting the right to education through adapted and inclusive Physical Education for children experiencing disabilities.
Mon Jun 14 2021, 8:30am – 9:45am (New York)
Mount Royal University, Canada
UNESCO Chair Project Manager
Munster Technological University, Ireland
Adjunct Professor & Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Eastern Finland and University of Limerick. Ireland
Miguel Hernandez University of Elche, Spain
Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Latvia
Oregon State University, USA
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kenya
Mr. Ali Hudaib,
Shafallah Centre, Qatar